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Password Management Increases Efficiency and Security

In a previous post, we talked about increasing organizational efficiency around provisioning and deprovisioning users.  Deploying a password reset solution is also important in this regard.  The delegation of resetting passwords or unlocking accounts via identity and access management solutions allows users safely to reset passwords with limited or no IT involvement.  Reducing calls to

Securing Help Desks against Hackers

To prevent being victimized by hackers, help desk workers need education and password management solutions.  Securing help desks is an important part of going beyond the simple deployment of a “password reset tool”.  In my last job before I joined the Web Active Directory team, I had to contact the help desk a few times

Web Active Directory Releases PeoplePassword and PeopleEnroll v3.2

Today we released a new version of our Windows self-service password reset (SSPR) solution, PeoplePassword, along with its companion automatic enrollment product, PeopleEnroll. This PeoplePassword release helps users complete their enrollment when combining enrollment data imported using PeopleEnroll with manual questions that users answer themselves. Users are prompted for the manual questions when using the

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Active Directory management built for MSPs

We have been getting a ton of traffic lately from MSPs that are becoming more and more frustrated with managing data and accounts in Active Directory and the operational costs associated with this menial task. Most of the administrators have been toying with the idea of actually creating their own web applications to delegate out

Windows Active Directory Cached User Credentials

We get questions about Active Directory credential caching quite often from customers and prospects. Since we provide Active Directory solutions, it would make sense that we have insight into AD credentials caching in Windows but the caching mechanism is actually a function of the client and not the server. We take a closer look at

Manage Windows Active Directory Passwords for a Distributed Workforce

In times past every worker in your enterprise had to use a locally-connected computer to log in to the Windows network and authenticate against Active Directory. Recently we’ve moved past this antiquity to using connections over VPN or even the open Internet to log into our Windows environment. What does this mean for your Windows

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Top 3 issues with Identity Management and Active Directory

Web Active Directory has been in the identity management business for over 6 years now and the one thing that we have learned in that time is that there are three critical areas that solutions such as ours need to adhere to, they are: Security Security Security We hear you loud and clear.  That is

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